Bay City demographics profile

StatisticBay CityMichiganNational
Population density (sq mi)3,35610191
Median age36.739.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%41%43%
Speak English97%91%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%
Bay City, MI has a population of 34,110 and is the 1,242nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,356 per sq mi which is 3228% higher than the Michigan average and 3604% higher than the national average. The median age in Bay City is 37 which is approximately 7% lower than the Michigan average of 40. In Bay City, 47% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 88% of Bay City residents were born in Michigan, 9% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Bay City is 3228% higher than Michigan.
  • The median age in Bay City is 7% lower than Michigan.
  • In Bay City 90.76% of the population is White.
  • In Bay City 3.29% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Bay City 0.62% of the population is Asian.

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Bay City population breakdown by race

RaceBay CityMichiganNational
Black or African American3.29%13.89%12.63%
American Indian0.45%0.53%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race4.08%2.74%3.06%
Other race0.81%1.12%4.75%
In Bay City, 8.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Bay City, MI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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